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Nandankanan park will get 18 species from Arignar Anna Zoological Park

Bhubaneswar:21/9/17: The Nandankanan zoological park on the outskirts of Odisha capital will get 18 species from Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai in an animal exchange programme. The Odisha zoo will send 19 animals in return.

According to the zoo authority, Nandankanan will get 18 species, which include a pair of Nilgiri Langur, a pair of reticulated python (Malaysian python), four pairs of white peacock and 10 female Sarang birds.

A five-member team, headed by veterinary doctor Sharat Sahoo, has already left for Chennai with 19 animals and is scheduled to return on Monday with the new guests of the zoo.

The team will leave with a pair of Himalayan bear, a male Siamese crocodile, a pair of water monitor lizard, five pairs of White Ibis and four Openbilled storks (grey cranes) to Arignar Anna Zoological Park.

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